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News and information about the Government's tax policy work programme, including:
- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
- updates on the progress of bills through Parliament
- policy announcements

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Date Title
31 October 2014 Address to CAANZ tax conference
29 October 2014 Timetable for automatic exchange of information announced
24 July 2014 Address to BDO national tax conference
15 July 2014 IRD announces relief for Northland farmers
3 July 2014 Tax pooling rules to be amended
1 July 2014 Omnibus tax bill enacted
26 June 2014 Deemed rate of return set for 2013-14
19 June 2014 Omnibus tax bill passes
12 June 2014 Speech to 21st century tax conference
12 June 2014 Intergovernmental agreement signed
9 June 2014 Rewrite panel to be disestablished
6 June 2014 Govt seeks feedback on proposals to clarify GST treatment of bodies corporate
5 June 2014 Special report: cheque duty repeal
29 May 2014 FBT rate for low-interest loans up
28 May 2014 Info sharing to fight serious crime
27 May 2014 Omnibus tax bill passes second reading
21 May 2014 Budget tax bills enacted
16 May 2014 Cheque duty repealed
16 May 2014 Parliament passes Budget 2014 parental tax credit changes
15 May 2014 Budget bill tabled – repeal of cheque duty
15 May 2014 Budget bill tabled – changes to the parental tax credit
15 May 2014 Budget 2014
7 May 2014 NZ-Viet Nam DTA enters into force
17 April 2014 Tax conference announced
15 April 2014 Employee allowances bill reported back
8 April 2014 Special report: Changes to the taxation of foreign superannuation
14 March 2014 Address to IFA
13 March 2014 Changes to financial reporting requirements
7 March 2014 Student loan bill passes
28 February 2014 Convention on tax assistance to enter into force
27 February 2014 New legislation enacted
21 February 2014 Foreign super bill passes
18 February 2014 Amendment to Foreign Super bill announced
10 February 2014 NZ-PNG tax agreement in force